Even More Mexican on the Way to Short Pump?

Chipotle might have a new local competitor slinging burritos and tacos. Café Rio, which like Chipotle markets itself as more up-market than fast food but without a wait staff, is negotiating on properties in Richmond, according to Ben Craner, the company’s chief marketing officer.

Innsbrook-Based Hourly Employment Business Snags Another Award

Innsbrook-based is one of the nation’s best small businesses to work for, according to the Society of Human Resource Management. SnagAJob, which runs an online job board that matches hourly workers with positions at companies like 7-Eleven, landed the number three position on the list. This is the second year in a row that […]

Innsbrook-Based Growing Despite Economic Downturn

BizSense reported June 1 that Innsbrook-based Snagajob, one of the fastest growing companies in Richmond, had laid off 6 employees because of new technology that made their jobs obsolete. At the time, we did not make it clear that the peak headcount in December had been 140.
Since that story ran, two sources familiar with […]

New University Coming To West Broad Village This Fall

South University, a private institution with six campuses across the southeast United States, is opening a Short Pump location. The university will invest $12 million and focus on health occupations, business management and psychology. Many of the university’s students are seeking a career change or an advanced degree.
The school will initially add 60 […]

Recession Forces Cuts At Innsbrook-Based

One of Richmond’s fastest growing firms is taking a small step back, laying off employees on account of the recession. In April, Innsbrook-based, which runs a job board that matches hourly workers with jobs (7-Eleven is a customer), let go six employees from the client services department.
The company now has about 122 employees, […]

Decent Deals At S&K During First Week Of Liquidation

And now come the bargain hunters. At 1:30 Thursday, around 15 to 20 shoppers cruised through S&K Menswear in Short Pump looking for bargains. Most left the store with several items on first day of the chain’s going out of business sale.
The deals seem to be much better than when Circuit City started its liquidation […]